Husqvarna GTH2654

The Husqvarna GTH2654 tractor mower is comparable to both the Husqvarna GTH2648 and the Husqvarna YTH26V54 garden tractor lawn mowers in both power and cutting width. The GTH 2654 has a 54 inch wide mower deck. This deck has anti scalping wheels attached to the outer extremity which keep the deck following the contours of the ground you are traveling over, even if you are on a slope. The deck is belt driven. The grass clippings are expelled out the right hand side of the deck unless a bagger is being used which collects the clippings at the back of the lawn mower to keep your lawn looking far cleaner. You can also get a mulcher attachment for this lawn tractor.

The Husqvarna GTH2654 uses a Briggs and Stratton model #446877 gasoline powered engine. This is a twin cylinder model that has a fully pressurized lubrication system to keep everything working well. The lubrication system has an oil filter and can hold up to 1.9 liters of oil. The engine is keystarted with a 12 volt battery. The battery supplies the engine with 280 cold cranking amps to start it. This battery is recharged via a 16 amp alternator.The engine connects to a hydrostatic transmission that is controlled by the operator via the foot pedal. This transmission gives the GTH 2654 a max speed of 9.3 kph (5.8 mph) going forwards, while in reverse it has a top speed of 3.4 kph (2.1 mph).

The fuel tank on the Husqvarna GTH2654 has the capacity to hold up to 18.9 liters (5 US gallons) of gasoline which means that you’ll get far more than 3 hours of continuous operating time before needing to refill it. If you have ever previously operated the GTH 2654, then make sure to leave a review of it below to give others an idea of what they should expect from it.

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3 Reviews of the “Husqvarna GTH2654”

  1. Tom Ebacher says:


    Year of Manufacture: 2006
    Pros: I have learned a lot a mechanic from having to repair this mower
    Cons: Poor design – anti scalping wheels dig into lawn. rubber chute directs grass into a furrow, deck only lifts from the back leaving the front of the mowing deck near the ground, poor clearance on the mowing deck – tractor gets stuck often,
    Repairs – I have had to stock parts to keep this mower working. It now has 500 hours on it and it is no longer worth fixing. Numerous deck failures, metal fatigue, wheels breaking off, shafts breaking, shaft housings breaking, pulleys twisting off. Engine has sucked in the oil pan gasket twice causing internal damage to the engine.
    Attachments: none

  2. Patrick S. Ash says:

    Originally was discouraged that I couldn’t put changes on, but after six years of use realized I don’t really need them. They would tear up more turf than help. I may have to adjust weight over one wheel to get traction, but mower will go most anywhere I need to. Plenty of power always starts & is dependable. I am completely satisfied with the purchase.

    Year of Manufacture: 2005
    Pros: This mower has been reliable all the way. Always starts,& runs well. It has always been up to the challenge, no matter how big the job. Minimal maintenance, & repairs.
    Cons: Mower deck is difficult to disconnect. Would disconnect easily on a concrete floor, but not too easy on rock or grass.
    Attachments: none
    Modifications: The discharge cover on the mower deck doesn’t let the grass blow out evenly. It puts it in a row through your lawn. My fix I drilled a hole through the deck bolted a 7′ all thread rod in it to hold the cover up.

  3. LB says:

    I am impressed with the power of this tractor. Even in taller grass it will power right through it and leave a nice clean cut.
    Mowing hilly terrain this mower sits and spins because of the turf tires. Because of the design of the tractor it is not possible to change to ag tires on this model and the floating deck is nothing less than a pure annoyance!
    If you don’t have hills and ditches to mow, this is a great tractor, move on to other model if you have anything but flat terrain.

    Year of Manufacture: 2004
    Pros: Always starts right up and has plenty of power for heavy grass. The maintanence costs on this mower have been minimal. Repairs have been few.
    Cons: The floating deck is not ideal for our mowing situation. More rear wheel clearence is needed to be able to put ag tires on this tractor for more traction. But the floating deck is also the other drawback, so turf tires is it for this model. Controls are somewhat awkward to use, forward and reverse. I do not like the location. The discharge chute is too lightweight and will not hold itself up. Therefore it balls up the discharged grass and leaves it in rows in taller grass. So it was removed and a metal plate was put in its place.
    Attachments: none
    Modifications: Flimsy rubber discharge chute was removed and replaced with a metal cover to allow the grass to be thrown farther.

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